A heat wave gripping the Southland Friday could possibly produce record-breaking temperatures throughout the weekend.
Scattered rain and snowfall continued across the Southland Monday.
A freeze warning was in effect Friday morning as the Southland continues to experience frigid temperatures.
Forecasters say about half an inch of rain fell over the Southland in the winter’s first good storm.
The National Weather Service is cautioning Southern California beachgoers to expect more high surf and strong rip currents due to a southeasterly swell from former Hurricane Simon.
Dangerous rip currents were a concern for officials Wednesday as many people were flocking to the beach to avoid the record heat.
Nick Fagnano, 20, was in the water with friends Sunday when he was hit, according to the L.A. County Coroner’s Office.
A red flag warning is expected to go into effect on Sunday for much of Southern California, the National Weather Service announced.
A high wind warning was issued Wednesday for Los Angeles County and a portion of the San Gabriel Mountains, the National Weather Service said.
Southern California fire officials have increased staffing levels because of a red flag warning announced for areas in Orange, San Diego, San Bernardino and Riverside counties.
July 2013 has been the wettest July for the city of Los Angeles in 95 years, the National Weather Service said Friday.
The warning, issued for the mountains of Los Angeles and Ventura counties, will be in effect from 6 a.m. Wednesday to 10 a.m. Thursday.
The National Weather Service Sunday issued a wind advisory through the morning for the mountains and high desert of Los Angeles County.
A cold snap may bring below freezing temperatures to portions of Southern California this weekend.
Red flag warnings for parts of Southern California are in effect as a result of strong winds, dry conditions and warm temperatures.